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“HI Sally,I was ver sad to learn of Lou's passing. He, to me, was always one of the best of the good guys. He always was ready to laugh,not matter...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Mike Selvaggio - Townsend, DE

“Dear Sally and family,I am so sad to hear of Lou's passing he will be missed by many. We worked together for many years, although I left 10 years ago...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Barbara Heilman - Landenberg, PA

“Sally and Family I am so sorry for your loss. Lou was a great guy and will be missed by everyone he came in contact with. It's been a long time since...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: George Blewitt - NORTH FORT MYERS, FL

“Sally,Kurt and Karl,I am so sorry to hear about Louis. I will always remember his sense of humor and just an all around great guy. All of you are in...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Pat Hand - Pompano Beach, FL

“Our hearts and prayers go out to all who love him. Gone way too soon. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Patti and Ted Slone - Kalamazoo, MI

“Sally and Family,Lou will truly be missed. Please accept Patty's and my sincere sympathy and heartfelt condolences. I hope and pray that the many...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: David Wittle - Virginia Beach, VA


Louis Bachman, Jr. (Lou) age 70 of Hockessin, Delaware died suddenly on October 14, 2017.

Lou was the son of the late Louis Bachman, Sr. and Martha Bachman of Hockessin.
He was in a loving relationship and marriage to Sally Humphrey Bachman for 55 years.

Lou attended Brandywine Springs Junior High and graduated from John Dickinson High School in 1965. After high school he attended the University of Virginia.

Lou was a man of many interests. He enjoyed a diverse career path working for Webster's Men's Clothes, American Van and Storage and All Metals Fabricators before starting a satisfying career in real estate sales and management for Patterson Schwartz in 1980 where he stayed until he retired.

Lou's main interests after retirement were gardening, cooking, woodworking and spending time with his grandchildren. Every summer he maintained a classic large home garden producing pounds of heirloom tomatoes, flowers and vegetables. In recent years, he cared for his five beautiful grandchildren with love and dedication. He was a well respected home chef creating delicious meals for family and large gatherings of friends.

Lou is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sally Humphrey Bachman; son, Jonathan Bachman; daughter, Jennifer Bachman Lopez (Luis); five grandchildren, Samantha Kate
Bachman, Emma G. Bachman, Emilio Lopez, Louis Jade Lopez and Francisco Lopez; sister, Rebecca Bachman Miles of Salisbury, MD; and two brothers, Kurt Bachman of Iowa and Karl Bachman of Wilmington. He is also survived by numerous first cousins with whom he was very close.

His memorial service will be held on October 27th at 6 pm at Chandler's Funeral Home on Lancaster Pike in Hockessin. In lieu of flowers, contributions to one of his favorite charities would be greatly appreciated. These would include Tri-State Bird Rescue, 170 Possum Hollow Road, Newark, DE 19711 and Hockessin Volunteer Fire Department, 1225 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707.

A special thanks to the ICU staff at Christiana Hospital for their outstanding, compassionate care and service.

For online condolences
Please visit
Chandlerfuneralhome.com
302-478-7100